HUMBOLDT COUNTY – A local watershed professional has announced he will be running for Humboldt County’s 5th District Supervisor position.
Steve Madrone is a Humboldt State University graduate with a Masters in Watershed Management.
He’s been working in that field for 44 years and has completed over 400 watershed and trail projects.
Madrone plans on holding a press conference to announce his run at the Humboldt State University Quad on Saturday at 4:15PM, following the “Redefining Democrat Rally.”
He will be running against current 5th District Supervisor, Ryan Sundberg, who has held the position since January 2011 and is also a Humboldt State graduate.
Sundberg studied Business Administration, afterwards serving on the Trinidad Rancheria’s Tribal Council where he was re-elected five times.
This year, Sundberg was also appointed by Governor Brown to the California Coastal Commission.
Humboldt County’s 5th District is comprised of these areas:
The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors election will be held in June.